Sound-producing instruments in Oceania construction and playing technique--distribution and function by Hans Fischer

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Published by Institute of Papua New Guinea Studies in [Boroko, Papua New Guinea] .

Written in English

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  • Musical instruments -- Oceania.

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Book details

Other titlesSchallgeräte in Ozeanien. English
Statementby Hans Fischer ; translated by Philip W. Holzknecht ; edited by Don Niles.
ContributionsNiles, Don.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsML547 .F613 1983
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 270 p. :
Number of Pages270
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19980647M

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FISCHER, Hans: Sound-Producing Instruments in Oceania Translated by Philip W. Holzknecht. Edited by Don Niles. Boroko, Institute of Papua New Guinea Studies, vi, pp., plates, figs, apps. n.p. (paper). Wolfgang Sperlich University of Auckland The original German version, Schallger?te in Ozeanien was reviewed in JPS 69(4) (ebook) Musical Instruments and Sound-Producing Objects of Oceania () from Dymocks online store.

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Bern: Peter Lang AG, International Academic Publishers, pp., app., index, photos, refs. SFR (paper). RICHARD MOYLE University of Auckland A staff organologist in any major museum is more than a rarity, and an.

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Journal of the Polynesian Society 94/4: – An idiochord (Latin: idio – "self", chord – "string", also known as a drum zither) is a musical instrument in which the "string" of the instrument is made from the same material as its resonating body.

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From loudspeakers to guitars, all sound-producing devices share one common feature: vibration. The amount of vibration, as well as the speed of the vibration, produce the different sounds our ears can recognize. In this blog post, we’ll look at the science behind sound and study how instruments like the guitar and piano create sound.

Hi kids, parents, and teachers. Science projects and experiments can be fun. However, be sure to always have a parent or teacher supervising to make sure things are safe. According to Hans Fischer, an organologist specializing in the music of Oceania, “the appearance of the same function for a sound-producing instrument in different cultural surroundings does not provide a sure argument for historical relationships, as it can be based on an always repeatable, psychological effect of the sound being the same Author: Deirdre Anne Elizabeth Morgan.

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Edited by Don Niles. Translated by Philip W. Holzknecht. Institute of Papua New Guinea. Clearly arranged, the structure of the book provides a quick overview of the history, symbolism, construction and playing technique of each of the instruments discussed.

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